Principal Engineer/Platform Architect – Constellation Pharmaceuticals – Cambridge, MA

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Job ID: 5025
Job date: 2015-12-30
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Company : Constellation Pharmaceuticals 

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Role : Research Scientist 

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Job Description:

As the Principal Engineer/Platform Architect, you will lead the design, implementation and growth of our information architecture. The successful leader will manage infrastructure and resources to meet organizational needs and will be responsible for working cross-functionally with all departments to identify long-term, scalable, practical solutions for research and operations as the organization grows. Projects will include (but are not limited to): selecting, implementing, extending and maintaining the company data storage and capture systems (Chem/Bio Registration, LIMS, ELN, SDMS), and data analysis systems to support pre-clinical and clinical efforts including Constellation’s high throughput screening (HTS) Platform. The individual will also be expected to grow and manage the company’s laboratory informatics infrastructure and provide informatics/engineering support as needed.


BA or MA in Software Engineering, Bioinformatics, or related discipline, plus 7-10 years of relevant experience working in biotech5-7 years of experience managing and implementing laboratory informatics and IT solutions in a biotech environment including requirements analysis, system architecture, systems integration, lab instrument integration and software developmentSolid scientific/ technical knowledge to be able to successfully ensure project scope and fit technology for applications, systems strategic roadmap and execution of all laboratory informatics solutionsExperience with evaluating, implementing, integrating and managing scientific data management platforms including compound registration, ELN, LIMS, lab automation and data analytics systems (e.g., ChemAxon, IDBS, ArxSpan, Schrodinger)Prior experience and record of accomplishment leading cross-functional teams and delivering on schedule in a biotech environmentPrior experience in successfully implementing, utilizing and leveraging outsourcing strategiesPractical understanding of database design and development (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)Practical expertise in software development to integrate systems (C#, ASP.NET, DNN, Sparx Enterprise Architect, etc.) and ability to troubleshoot software issuesDemonstrated understanding of the software development lifecycle and Agile development process

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to identify impediments to complex business and research processes and provide timely and cost-effective solutionsAbility to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of work brought on by growth/change and help others manage through changeStrong written, oral and public speaking communication skillsKnowledge of industry trends and ability to utilize that knowledge to determine the most efficient ways to meet business needs

Constellation Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in E-Verify, and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

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laboratory informatics: 10 years

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